Imogen Cunningham

1883 · United States

Artist biography

Imogen Cunningham is regarded as a well established artist, who originates from the United States, like other renowned artists such as Howard Gladstone, Shmuel Shapiro, Aaron Young, Kojo Griffin, and Kathleen Blackshear. Imogen Cunningham was born in 1883.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Imogen Cunningham's work is available on display in ArteF in Zurich, Switzerland and Scott Nichols Gallery in San Francisco, the United States. Imogen Cunningham most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Shin Gallery in New York (01 December 2019 until 04 January 2020) with the exhibition Nocturne. Imogen Cunningham's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; Abstractions, A–Z (25 October 2018 - 01 December 2018) at Scott Nichols Gallery in San Francisco and EARACHE (12 July 2018 - 14 August 2018) at Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco.

Historical Context of United States

The US, in particular New York city, remains as a focal point that has played a significant role in developing modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century. The idea of New York as a new cosmopolitan and highly influential art hub emerged in the post war era, and the city thrived in asserting its supremacy over Paris, which used to be considered as the most powerful global art capital. The authority of the political and economic structures of the United States in the modern era has provided the country with a prevailing influence on the visual culture of the world. Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, are influential art movements that blossomed in the United States. These very movements also echoed into a multitude of variations, such as alternative forms of Abstract Expressionism, as well as East and West Coast variants of Pop Art, among others. Some internationally distinguished U.S artists of the modern age include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

Imogen Cunningham

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